The Anchor Tap was originally owned by John Courage, who is famous in the British brewing circles, and this was his first pub. There are an assortment of games spread throughout its numerous rooms. Catering for private parties is available upon request and a pool table and darts are provided as additional entertainment.
Venue Details & Map
The Anchor Tap
20A Horselydown LaneSouthwarkLondonSE1 2LN
- +44 (0)20 7403 4637
- Public transport:
- Tower Hill, Underground
Since the "manager" of this place decided to call me a liar on my TripAdvisor review, and I have no way to rebut him/her (and my 180+ reviews on TripAdvisor are all honest... I've never "gouged" any business unfairly or just for pure meanness!), here's my review of the Anchor Tap.
It did TRULY go dead-quiet when we walked in. We were clearly not welcome, either by the bartender OR the other...more
Very cosey atmosphere. Food served piping hot. Had steak and kidney pie with chips, great flavor and filling. Just around the corner is heavily touristed London bridge, but inside the Anchor Tap felt like we were not tourists at all!more
Excellent and friendly service. Food was delicious. Portions were massive. This place is really a hidden gem in Londonmore
What a lovely little find this pub was. Great beer garden, delicious and very reasonably priced pints and a pool table!
If you haven't tried it yet, give the Sam Smiths Organic Raspberry Beer a go - whoa it's a fruity explosion. And organic.. so very good for you... Right??more
This is another really good Sam Smith's pub, not far from Tower Bridge. A really good find. All the usual Sam Smith's drinks are available of course.
Came here on a lovely sunny day and while I appreciated all the different nooks and crannies this place can boast, I only took them in on my way to the lovely garden. I say 'garden', but there is little in the way of plantlife there. Still,...more